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and put a platform together that focuses on them. not everybody in america wants a business and money is everything to them. a lot of folks want to spend time with their families. work in community groups. spend time at their church. we, as republicans, believe that is a good thing. we do not talk about it. and we do not talk to them. it is to take a page out of our book and start putting forth an agenda of ideas to raise up folks who want to vote for us. you saw the last election. they did not want to vote for president obama. but at least he went and talked to them and about them. we did not do that. we marginalized them. first and foremost, we need to reject the idea that if we build the economy, everybody will be fine. most people have holes in their boats. we need to talk about people who have holes in their boats. we all do. we all need help from each other. the second thing is we need to talk less about the culture. he people who do this is those who do not want to talk about culture in the first place. as a result, do not engage as we have in this party. i will give you an exa
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>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight. swallowed up. the massive sinkhole, opening up under a popular florida resort. windows cracking. more evacuated. we're live at the scene. >>> breaking new details on the dramatic end to a six-day hostage ordeal. 16-year-old hannah anderson rescued after an fbi shootout. the heroes on horseback who found her speak out this morning. >>> i wanted to dedicate this award to cory. >> a surprise appearance by "glee" star lea michele, speaking out for the first time, about her love and the loss of her boyfriend, co-star cory monteith. why no one expected this heartfelt tribute right now. >>> and carrie underwood is here, live, like you have never seen her before. she says hosting "gma" has been her dream. now, she's heading into the anchor chair with us. >> hey, everybody, are you ready for a good morning, america? >>> good morning, america. all of our viewers in the west. robin and sam off today. great to have ginger here. lara to my right. different angle. we have a lot to get to this morning. including the latest the alarming sinkhole outsid
of america's most vocal critics. we shouldn't forget the difference between the ability of our government to collect information online under strict guidelines and for narrow purposes than the willingness of some other governments to throw their own citizens in prison for what they say online. >> stephanie: talking to you, putin. >> we're not there. >> stephanie: right. [ ♪ battle hymn of republic ] >> i'm with alan grayson. >> stephanie: what did edward snowden get wrong? everything. andrew lightman in the "l.a. times." we posted this up at stephanie miller facebook. snowden is out of his limbo. i hope the food is lousy, the winter is cold and the internet access is awful. >> it is russia. you're pretty much guaranteed all three of those. >> stephanie: i worry more about the damage snowden has done and could still do to strike the right balance between privacy and security. i do, too. he says those following snowden should understand two key points. first, though many things need to be kept secret in today's dangerous world, the line between secret and not secret is stark. the harsh t
wrote about in the "the washington post" this week. america's chronic overreaction to terrorism, we have created an economy of fear, an industry of fear, a national psychology of fear. al qaeda could have never achieved that on its own. we have inflicted it on ourselves. >> fundamentally, there are two sets of questions that apply in the war against terrorism. the one set of questions deals with the where's it going to happen, what's going to happen, and when is it going to happen. the other set of questions deals with what is it that our enemy, the terrorists, are trying to achieve? what are they trying to induce us to do? take a look at what's been happening over the past week. with a conference call, al qaeda has effectively shut down 20 u.s. embassies around north africa and the middle east. we just had the president of yemen here for a meeting with president obama. he goes back feeling wonderful about his new relationship with the president. next thing the president does is says in effect, sorry, but we don't trust you yemenis to protect your embassies so in effect we shut down our
exactly who he is talking about. in the meantime one of the most outspoken businessmen into america might try to pay his way into the white house, so he says. donald trump is willing to shell out big bucks for presidential bid in 2016. he had a short run campaign in the republican primaries but dropped out to back former governor mitt romney. "the donald" explaining just how far he is willing to dig into his wallet. >> if you were to run for president, how much would you be will to spend on your campaign? >> if i made a decision i would spend a lot. >> a modern presidential campaign can be half a billion dollars. >> can be or more. no, i would be willing to spend, if i did it i would spend whatever it took. jenna: if, if he did it. claiming a fortune more than $10 billion, trump said voters would see a man who built a company with tremendous net worth. he hasn't been totally forthcoming about how much money is actually in his companies which has been controversial over the last self years but that's what he says his company is worth. we'll take him at his word. >> he has been accused in t
that brought sweeping republican gains two years later. america seems to be left with the status quo. the gop kept control of the house. the division between the parties is as sharp as ever. that doesn't mean it wasn't worth the ride. we are treated to spicy anecdote like the empty chair in tampa. balls says top romney advisers were sickened. he walked out of the room and threw up. there was insight into the mind set of an obama team ready to engage in hostilities. case and point, jim messina said my favorite philosopher is mike tyson. he said everyone has a plan until you punch them in the face. my job is to punch them in the face. it was fought out in small ways. if 2008 was inspiring, 2012 was negative and nasty. joining us is dan balls, author of "collision 2012." dan, thanks so much for joining the program and congrats on the book. >> thank you. glad to be here. >> we are happy to have you. the future of elections in america, after 2012, given the prolonged and insane nature, what do you think each party learned and how do you think it's going to affect 2016? >> you speak of long campaig
or is it the other way around. when it comes to race in america it doesn't feel like we're always going in the right direction. they've sent in the clowns, literally, and we'll see which way we're moving in today's big news. "the war room" starts now. [ ♪ music ] >> michael: man, is it good to be back in this state. we're going to be here for four more days. stay with us, we have a great week of shows. earlier today here in san francisco attorney general eric holder laid out plans to alleviate overcrowded prisons and address racism in the justice system. >> as we come together, we need to discuss although incarceration has a significant role to play in our justice system, it can be ineffective and unsustainable. it poses a significant uneconomic burden. it comes with human and moral costs that are impossible to calculate. >> michael: the attorney general. the defendants with drug charges but no ties to large scale drugs organizations will be able to hold draconian mandatory minimum sentences. eric holder comes after one month after 1,000 inmates in california initiated a hunger strike to protest
, or you will not have a relationship with the united states of america. >> i spoke with the former secretary of state last week. she's having a very good new life. she's teaching at stamford enjoying golf and having a chance to thing about the world from a very different perspective. >> good to hear it. i know we're going to see more of that. >> she talks about iran's new president and what's going on in syria and john kerry's attempt at the peace process. >>> one person is missing after a flash flood swept through colorado. a heavy rain triggered the floods in manitou springs. kelly werthmann of our denver affiliate tells how one thing led to another. >> this is the most terrifying thing i've ever seen. i can't stop shaking. >> reporter: amateur video caught this late friday gushing at speeds of up to 30 miles an hour. the flash flooding brought on by a torrential downpour turned roadways is into raging rapids in a manner of minutes. >> our car just floated away. others are floating away now. >> reporter: firefighters rescued this man from a swoling cree
that warming in the arctic regions of north america. even though the north pole itself has been running chilly, the warming in north america has buckled the jet stream and kept the summer cool in the midwest. clouds dominate the day with some filters on at times with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. high of 81. winds will be variable coming in of the late. a light breeze on the shoreline. partly cloudy today, perhaps it _ and breezy and cooler and less humid later. winds shift north and debitors go down to 63. tomorrow is mostly sunny, breezy and cooler. lows at a news at the beaches and wednesday partly sunny, comfortably cool. should be about 75 on wednesday with a northeast wind blowing at that time. a little cooler canadian air once again. >> that has been the story all summer. i think it will get warmer, though you've been saying that. i will believe you >> you wait and see >> time for the trivia. in this day in 1898 u.s. and at the island territory of hawaii. on which island would you find the grand canyon of the pacific? the answer canyon of the pacific? the a
the safest big city in america. and i'm happy to say we are on pace for another record low of shootings and homicides this year. because our police officers follow the law and follow the crime. they fight crime wherever crime is occurring and at the don't worry if their work doesn't match-up to a census chart. >> governor, this is a big part of his legacy. he doesn't want to leave office with the record he has intact and all of a sudden be remembered as the guy implementing stop and frisk on an unconstitutional basis >> he should be remembered to the man who helped reduce violent crime to historic levels in this city. we have an seen a decline across the country but haven't seen anything like the dramatic decline in new york city. you can trash new york city where we will very policing including stop and frisk with chicago where the rate of minority murders in that city is just unacceptable. share lynn is also right when you look at the sticks. look at the statistics of stop and frisk. it reflects basicallity percentages of those hose ultimately are arrested and charged with crimes in t
all you have to say about the topic. >> that's it for us. america live with martha begins right now. >> fox news alert. just months in president obama's second term and guess what, attention is turning to iowa, to the 2016 presidential field if you can believe it. we have several political hitters who made moves as possible presidential candidate. welcome to america live i am markka mccowen in for megyn kelliy. >> hillary clinton is giving a speech later today as she gets a lot of early attention as the democratic front runner in 2016, vice-president boyd boyd making waves out there. he accepted an invite to speak in iowa next month. texas senator ted cruz and rick sanatorium and danald trump hit up the iowa state fair this weekend. boy, oh, boy, joining us is mr. chris stalwart. what dow make of all of this. >> you make it sound like it is my fault. i didn't do. this i am not making them run for office. this is the world we live in today. you want to run for the highest office in the land, it never ends and never stops and the permanent campaign is an understatement and if you want
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passed thus far in 2005, a trade agreement with central america, the first energy policy bill in decade, a multi-year highway bill. it was the last time the president and the congress had a multi-year funding bill. bill: you are argue he was active and relevant. >> you mentioned the approval rating. he's down 5 point in a month from july it was 47 percent. now it's up to 52. that's a jump of 5 points. >> president bush's approval ratings were low because of an unpopular war in iraq. president obama is supposedly winning the war against terrorism and the economy is recover and he's in his second term and there ought to be a brief moment of below but there hasn't been. bill: if that is the case, what is the calculation between joe biden and hillary clinton? dose wait to see what she does or does he get in regardless? >> i think he gets in regardless. there is nothing to be lost by anybody. o'malley, the governor of maryland. there is no disadvantage to them going to iowa in this early stage and start to poke around and build relationships and flesh out their messages. there they don't kno
for what will be a pivotal race in america's history, in america's history. and that is about getting everyone excited now about what i hope will be that moment in 2017 when we get to say, madam president, to hillary rodham clinton. >> do you buy that? >> thomas you know me pretty well. you know i'm not a huge fan of maureen dowd on politics. i think the excitement that hillary clinton has generated on her own if anything being associated with bill clinton and the politics of the '90s hurt her when it came to the democratic primary last time around. i think as you saw with the event in iowa with claire mccaskill a general excitement about a woman president and specifically hillary clinton who is very committed to those issues. >> she has not made a decision one way or another but leaves us guessing. i want to switch to this topic. harry reid getting backlash for the comments he made and a lot of republican pushback on this from an interesting character who is asking for an apology. but take a listen to what had he to say first. >> we have been now seven months into this second term of
, the boston southy turned crime boss turned fbi informant turned man on the run as one of america's most wanted. nbc's kristen dahlgren is outside the federal courthouse in boston. kristen, this was a 32-count indictment. break down the findings for us. some of the murders he was found guilty of, some of them he was not. >> reporter: yeah, these -- they all fell sort of under this racketeering charge, which is a catch all. there were 19 murders. he was found guilty of committing or being co-conspirator in 11 of them. this all during the time when he was reported to be an fbi informant. we're now hearing outside of the courthouse from some of the victims' families. we heard from pat donahue. her husband michael was one of the murders that was proven in this case. she says today she really feels like she got justice. we also heard from steven davis. he's been very vocal through all of this. his sister debra was murdered, but that was the one charge that was found no finding. so it wasn't proven or not proven. the jury just couldn't reach a finding on that. so he was understandably disappoi
to announce today that the justice department will take a series of significant actions to recalibrate america's federal criminal justice system. we will start by fundamentally rethinking the notion of mandatorily minimum sentences for drug related crimes. >> declaring mandatory minimums both ineffective and unsustainable, he announced the justice department will order prosecutors to omit listing quantities of illegal substances in indictments for low level drug cases. side stepping federal laws that impose strict mandatory minimums. it's one of several steps aimed at curbing overcrowding, massive taxpayer spending and gross disparities within the criminal justice system. let's get right to our panel now. with us from washington is nia-malika henderson and in los angelesing is strategist professor bob shrum, columnist for the daily beast and contributing professor at nyu. nia-malika, he said the moral cost of mass encars ration are impossible to calculate. but they do add up. $80 billion we've he spent to incarcerate prisoners in 2010 alone, 47% of those imprisoned for drug-related crimes. and
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right. mid august peak driving season in america. we have all become accustomed the heat up in the summertime gas prices. >> this year it didn't happen. gas prices are going ein the opposite direction. >> reporter: good news for drivers across america, gas prices are falling. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56 down a nickel from last week. and there may be even more relief at the pump by autumn. prices falling to $3.40. gas prices are going down how do you feel about that? >> that's a good thing. it's great. tired of paying high prices. >> think it would be amazing. if it goes down it would be great. great thing for me. i would come into the city more often with my car. >> reporter: the reason for the dip. aaa says crude oil prices are lower putting downward pressure on gas prices. if there are no hurricanes this season to threaten refinery production prices are expected to stay the same or fall more. the good news keeps on pouring in. after three years of rising prices the gas average for 2014 is expected to be $3.37, the lowest national average since 2010.
in the best town of america? you're right if you call sharon, massachusetts your home. that's according to to "money" magazine who just released it's list of the best places to live in the united states. let's start with the best. sharon, massachusetts, why is it the best? >> well, you'll see this throughout the towns that we have picked, economic strength, it's centrally located between providence, boston and route 128. so if that helped insulate it from the recession, it's unemployment rate is less than 5% which is 2.5 percentage rates below the national average right now. it's also one of the most diverse towns that we see, both economically, racially and ethnically. it has one of the biggest mosques in the new england area. and it is it used to be a summer resort and 40% of the place is open land. >> okay. so to be fair for all the cities in your choices, you also listed the downside of each town. what is the downside of sharon? >> like any place in the northeast, it's more expensive than the average town, but it's not quite as expensive as some of the areas around -- closer to bost
for america, pete. first of all, give us a sense, the veterans are sitting there, disabled vets, listening to president obama basically point his finger at congress saying it's their fault that the sequester is in place. your benefits are safe now because of me. but next year maybe not. what was the response? >> well, i wasn't in the room. but they're effectively listening to a veiled threat. this is a president saying hey, your benefits are good to go now, but going forward, they might noting because of congress. and to me, you got to see through -- here is the guy who is supposed to be leading our nation and he's standing up not leading, but demagoguing and anyone who has followed this known it's been the president's insistence on raising taxes, unwilling to do the heavy lifting of getting rid of things raising taxes. >> eric: the president quotes wreckless across the board budget cuts. reckless? we're $16 trillion in debt. >> the reckless in the nature for the military in that hey, we're cutting critical programs, maintenance and training. there is definitely a reckless nature when itle
and ready for what will be a pivotal race in america's history and that is about getting everyone excited now, about what i hope will be that moment in 2017 when we all get to say, madam president, to hillary rodham clinton. >> all righty then. as for vice president joe biden, he's set to attend a major political event in iowa next month. the annual steak fry, you can't go, joe, known for attracting top tiered democrats considering a white house run. let's bring in nbc news political reporter kasie hunt in iowa over the weekend with details on these events. kasie, what struck you the most? where do you want to start? >> sort of deja vu all over again. i feel like the republicans never really stopped. didn't seem like -- rick santorum was actually campaigning essentially. he drove across the state in the same pick-up truck that he used in 2012. and he -- >> that's great. >> hit a pizza ranch, he went to blue bonny ice cream. >> you sound tired. was it boring? just admit it. was it boring? >> it was awful. >> no. we had -- it was great. >> you say it's deja vu all over again. contrived and
, i was seven months old and my family moved straight to chicago. america is the only country i have ever known. senior year of high school, i was promoted to city court staff commander, i held the rank of cadet brigadier general. i was head of chicago rotc. i want to be a us citizen and i want to be a marine, i'm gonna be a marine, because i care. i care about this country. i care about those around me, i care about my family, my neighbors. you know, i do want to give back, i believe one hundred percent in what this country stands for. let me earn it, you know, let me serve. i just want an opportunity, i just want a chance. to, to show everyone out there that, i am, american and that i will honorably serve this country wearing a marine corp uniform. >>> welcome back to "the lead." the u.s. has lost its credit rating, manufacturing jobs, we're not even the fattest country anymore. mexico owns that one. but there is one thing the u.s. does better than any other country, throw people in jail. the u.s. has the highest incarceration rate in jail. a big reason for that, mandatory minimum
, everybody, are you ready for a good morning, america? >>> look at that. carrie underwood, broadcast journalism major there. coming up in a little bit. robin and sam off today. great to have ginger here. lara to my right. different angle. >> musical chairs edition. >> look who is back from vacation, too. >>> a lot to get to including the alarming sink hole just outside of orlando. >> we have live shots right now, looking at the live shots from our station, wftv over the huge si sinkhole. >>>let get right to the rescue of hannah anderson, reunited with her father after a massive manhunt that stretched from southern california to idaho. ryan owen is in boise with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. hannah is with her father this morning. she's in good shape, at least physically. yesterday, she met with a view visitors, namely the horseback riders whose tip blew this case wide open. it wasn't just those heros in uniform who saved hannah anderson. >> hannah's coming home. >> reporter: it was these sharp-eyed civilians on horseback. >> just had a gut
americans behind bars in this country. there's been an 800% rise in the number of inmates across america in that 30 plus year period. it's an issue they hope to accomplish fixes to, isn't it? >> yes. you are talking the total incarceration levelslocal, state and federal prisons. the u.s. leads the world in incarceratio incarcerations. the trend has been coming down. he's, in essence, riding the trend and hoping for support in congress. what he's announcing is strictly an executive action. he's hoping it will help to lead to broader consensus in congress. he notes there's beginning to be some republican support for this. we have heard pushback from law enforcement people saying just having the law, the mandatory minimums on the book with the realistic chance of using them helps to get pleas, helps to negotiate pleas. there's always the question about what percent of the prison population is the low level offenders. that is a kind of a hard number to nail down. people who are opposing mandatory minimums say it's roughly half of the drug offenders. a quarter of the federal prison population
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on our phone calls. >> obama: america is not interested on spying ordinary people. we're focused on finding the information necessary to protect our people and in many cases protect our allies. >> bill: but it still remains to be said and shown how collecting information on every single phone call made in the united states by every single american who places the call, how long the call is and who they're calling, hard to see how that helps us find a terrorist in the middle east. remember last week this whole new terror scare that we found out about, took action, closed those embassies, nothing to do with this domestic spying program. that domestic spying program did not help one damn bit. i join republicans and democrats in congress. you've got people in congress like john conyers on the left, and james sensenbrenner on the right. you have dick durbin on the left and rand paul on the right all saying there have to be limits to this data collection, and there should be probable cause or some sufficient reason for going after those phone data on a particular person before you rando
america. gas prices are falling. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56, down about a nickel from last week. and there may be even more relief at the pump by autumn. prices falling to $3.40. gas prices are going down. how do you feel about that? >> that's a good thing. it's great. tired of paying high prices. >> i think it would be amazing. if it goes down, it would be great. yeah, it would be a great thing for me. i think i'd come into the city more often with my car. >> reporter: the reason for the dip? aaa says crude oil prices are lower, providing downward pressure on gas prices. and the motor agency says, if there are no major hurricanes the rest of this season to threaten refinery production, prices are expected to stay the same, or fall even more. and the good news just keeps on pouring in. after three years of rising prices, the gas average for 2014 is expected to be $3.37, that's the lowest national average since 2010. david? >> all right, we'll take it. aditi, thank you. >>> it was last night here we reported on that group gathering in iowa, calling their forum mada
for alexa. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing >>> making news in america this morning, a dramatic end for a kidnap victim. he's back with her family because of some quick-thinking horseback riders. >> i told my wife, that is that girl that we seen on the mountain. >> this morning, witnesses describe what tipped them off. >>> people in a florida resort waking up to a building collapsing around them. details about what likely caused it. >>> unnecessary treatment. a doctor under arrest, accused of giving chemotherapy to patients who did not need it. >>> and lucky find. a teen incher finds something
down towards central america and got caught with their hands in the cookie jar come as far as selling drugs up through the country with the cia. is what they use to justify their war on drugs. they used a national marketing campaign by painting certain cities as being drug havens. they even had a so-called poster child, willie horton, back in a 1980s. -- in the 1980s. this was during a time when historic drug crime was at an all-time low. host: we will hear from another democrat, tim and mt. hope, arkansas. caller: good morning. finally we are seeing common sense in washington. this is a very important day. host: why do you say that? caller: we are starting to see -- we are starting to think straight. we are not thinking straight when we lock people up for smoking marijuana, especially when it is proven medicine. i've got glaucoma. i suffer from severe neck and back pain. if i was in any other state but state thatny other allows medical marijuana, i would be a patient driven in arkansas, i am a criminal. i've been arrested a few times for marijuana. it is always the same thing. they w
eric holder. he says america's prison population has grown at an astounding 800% in the last three decades and he's unveiled a bold new plan to try to reform what he says is basically a broken criminal justice system in the united states. jessica yellin is joining us now. she's got the details. >> reporter: wolf, the attorney says the nation's overcrowding problem is costing the u.s. too much money, is leading to more crime when prisoners are released and it's often the result of unfair sentencing practices. so he's making changes. a major change in the way prison sentences will be handed down, ordered by the nation's top law enforcement officer. >> it was an outsized, unnecessarily large prison population, we need to ensure that incarceration is used to punish, to deter and to rehabilitate but not merely to warehouse and to forget. >> reporter: attorney general eric holder announced the justice department will stop seeking mandatory minimum sentences for offenders accused of low-level, non-violent drug crimes like a small-time drug courier. instead they'll ask to send them to drug
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